Lees' Process Safety Essentials, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080962300
  • ISBN-13: 9780080962306
  • DDC: 660.2804
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 570 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Lees' Process Safety Essentials is a single-volume digest presenting the critical, practical content from Lees' Loss Prevention for day-to-day use and reference. It is portable, authoritative, affordable, and accessible — ideal for those on the move, students, and individuals without access to the full three volumes of Lees'. This book provides a convenient summary of the main content of Lees', primarily drawn from the hazard identification, assessment, and control content of volumes one and two. Users can access Essentials for day-to-day reference on topics including plant location and layout; human factors and human error; fire, explosion and toxic release; engineering for sustainable development; and much more. This handy volume is a valuable reference, both for students or early-career professionals who may not need the full scope of Lees', and for more experienced professionals needing quick, convenient access to information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Incidents and Loss Statistics.
3: Legislation, Law, and Standards.
4: Management Systems.
5: Reliability.
6: Hazard Identification.
7: Plant Siting and Layout.
8: Process Design.
9: Human Factors and Human Error.
10: Safety Culture.
11: Emission, Dispersion, and Toxic Release.
12: Fire.
13: Explosion.
14: Plant Commissioning and Inspection.
15: Plant Operation.
16: Storage and Transport.
17: Emergency Planning.
18: Personal Safety.
19: Accident Research and Investigation.
20: Computer Aids and Expert Systems.
21: Inherently Safer Design.
22: Reactive Chemicals.
23: Benchmarking in the Process Industry.
24: Liquefied Natural Gas.
25: Sustainable Development.
26: Case Histories.
27: Laboratories and Pilot Plants.
28: Earthquakes.
29: Offshore Process Safety.
30: Nuclear Energy and Safety.